Archive for April 9, 2009

April 10th-Deadline Houston Center for Photography – Juried Membership Show

Houston Center for Photography - Juried Membership Call for Entries

Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2009
Juror: Katherine Ware
Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
Entires should be postmarked by April 10.

Emails are due by 6 p.m. Central Time.

You must be a member to submit but you can become a member at time of application. Click here to apply.

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Winners of Hearst Magazines’ 8×10 Photography Biennial Announced

The winners have been announced for the Hearst Magazines’ 8×10 Photography Biennial competition.

From the press release:

The eight winners and ten runners-ups’ work is on exhibition for free in the Hearst Tower in New York City April 7-September 30.  The 89 photographs featured in this exhibit, which includes portraits, landscapes, fashion, photojournalism and still-life images, is open to the public by appointment at 212-649-2148.

Hearst Magazines’ 8 x 10 Photography Biennial is an international competition that recognizes the professional work of emerging young photographers. This year’s winners are eight rising stars who a distinguished panel of judges — including Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Peter Lindbergh, Mary Ellen Mark, Steve McCurry, Esquire Editor-in-Chief David Granger and more — believe will play an important role in the future of magazines, media, the Web and the worlds of design and photography. The competition received over 1,000 entries from photographers in 47 different countries. John Bennette, a curator, writer and lecturer on photography curated the exhibit.

Winners
Hiroshi Watanabe
Andy Freeberg
Louie Palu
Benedikt Partenheimer
Brad Carlile
Edith Maybin
Nicholas Prior
Mark Kessell
Honorable Mentions
Christopher Bangert
David Wells
David Zimmerman
Jean Claude Louis
Roger Eberhard
Blake Fitch
Rachael Dunville
Will Steacy
Anoush Abrar and Aimee Hoving
Maura Sullivan
To View work by the winners and honorable mentions click here.

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June 1st-July 13: Registration Period Announced for FotoFest 2010 Meeting Place Portfolio Review

Registration has been announced for the FOTOFEST2010 Meeting Place Portfolio Review event.

Registration will begin June 1st, 2009 and ends July 13th, 2009 (one and a 1/2 months to submit)

FotoFest will begin processing registrations July 14.

Meeting Place Registration forms received after July 13 will be put on the Meeting Place waiting list in the order in which they are received.

The 2010 Meeting Place offers four sessions of  four-day portfolio reviews. Photographers may register for one session of four-day reviews. Registrants are guaranteed a minimum of four formal appointments per day in addition to informal reviews.

FotoFest gives space to registrants based on a lottery system.The lottery will take place Tuesday, July 14, 2009.

The 2010 Meeting Place offers four sessions of  four-day portfolio reviews. Photographers may register for one session of four-day reviews. Registrants are guaranteed a minimum of four formal appointments per day in addition to informal reviews.

Session 1: March 12 – March 15, 2010
Session 2: March 17 – March 20, 2010
Session 3: March 24 – March 27, 2010
Session 4: March 29 – April 1, 2010

For more  information, please click here.

Please direct questions to Marta Sanchez Philippe or Sarah Craig at meeting@fotofest.org.

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